NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley: Atlanta, Georgia / Show 311
From Atlanta, Georgia, this week’s episode features a thrilling performance by a local public school choir, a 14-year-old cellist performs Tchaikovsky’s Pezzo capriccioso with tremendous warmth and spirit, and we’ll meet a young organist with a great story of how his devotion to musical scholarship got him into a bit of trouble⎯his local library once threatened him with over $2000 in fines for keeping so many musical scores out beyond their due date.
Performers & Repertoire
- Sonatensatz in C Minor by Johannes Brahms
- Pezzo Capriccioso by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
- Carillon de Westminster, Op. 54, No. 6, by Louis Vierne
- The first movement, Fantasie, and the second movement, Thema mit Variationen, from the Sonata for Viola and Piano, Op. 11, No. 4, by Paul Hindemith
- "A Jubilant Song" by Norman Dello Joio
- The second movement, Allegro, from Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major, G. 4, by Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805) arranged by Alfredo Piatti
- Monday, November 9, 2015
- Monday, May 9, 2016
- Monday, January 2, 2017
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